Harrell Smith is the head of product strategy for Portware, a software company specializing in trade execution systems for algorithmic and high-frequency trading, for both the buy-side and sell-side. Its products are used in the global equities, futures, options and FX markets.  He has held this position since August 1997.
Prior to joining Portware, Smith worked for seven months on the development of e-commerce strategy, analytics and reporting at Merrill Lynch. Before that, he was head of the securities and investments practice at Celent, where he advised financial services firms, exchanges and technology vendors on market structure and trading platform initiatives. Earlier in his career, Smith held equity and commodity derivatives positions at BNP Paribas and Morgan Stanley.
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